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The Resource Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem

Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem

Label
Motherless Brooklyn
Title
Motherless Brooklyn
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Lethem
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A black comedy in New York's criminal underworld. The twitching hero--he suffers from Tourette's syndrome--is one of four misfits who were rescued from an orphanage by a man who gave them jobs in his detective agency. Now the man has been killed and the boys intend to get the killer
Summary
A walk on the wild side of Brooklyn's criminal underclass with a hero known as "The Human Freakshow," a would-be detective also answering to the name of Lionel Essrog. Essrog is a victim of Tourette's Syndrome; hapless and veering out of control, he fights himself and his disease
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1999.
  • Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year, 2000.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
Awards note
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
040570
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
Label
Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780385491839
Lccn
99018194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocm40723751
  • 47583
Label
Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780385491839
Lccn
99018194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocm40723751
  • 47583

Library Locations

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      3000 Macon Road, Columbus , GA, 31906, US
      32.4772 -84.9441
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      5689 Armour Road, Columbus, GA, 31909, US
      32.528633 -84.953102
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